• Double O Arch

    Arches

    National Park Utah

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  • Delicate Arch Viewpoint Inaccessible

    Wolfe Ranch and the hiking trail to Delicate Arch are open, but flood waters and mud have blocked the road to Delicate Arch Viewpoint.

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    Black bears have been seen near Devils Garden Campground. Don't lure or feed them. Dispose of trash in designated receptacles; don't leave it in bags or other soft containers. Store food in vehicles or hard containers when not being prepared or consumed. More »

April Flowers Page 10


GENTIANACEAE

(Gentian Family)
Swertia utahensis

UTAH SWERTIA

 


GERANIACEAE
(Geranium Family)
Erodium cicutarium

STORKSBILL

 
Erodium cicutarium
    


HYDROPHYLLACEAE

(Waterleaf Family)

Phacelia crenulata

SCORPIONWEED

 


LAMIACEAE
(Mint Family)
Poliomintha incana

ROSEMARY MINT

 


LILIACEAE
(Lily Family)
Allium textile

PRAIRIE WILD ONION

 
Allium textile
    


LILIACEAE

(Lily Family)
Androstephium breviflorum

FUNNEL LILY

 


LILIACEAE

(Lily Family)
Calochortus nuttallii

SEGO LILY

 


LOASACEAE

(Loasa Family)
Mentzelia sp.

BLAZING STAR

 
Mentzelia sp.
    


MALVACEAE

(Mallow Family)
Sphaeralcea
coccinea

SCARLET
GLOBEMALLOW

 

Did You Know?

Ed Abbey

Edward Abbey worked as a seasonal park ranger at Arches in the late 1950s. His 1968 memoir of this experience, "Desert Solitaire," has become a classic of desert literature.